Friday, March 03, 2006

Jose Guillen Out Three Months

Per Boz, via a press release that should appear on nationals.com soon.... [Will wonders never cease? Here it is]

Jose Guillen has been recommended to have surgery to repair a damaged tendon in his wrist. The team is getting a second opinion, but it doesn't seem like there would be much to debate. The question probably isn't 'should he', but 'how long'.

MLB.com had talked about how he was due to have an MRI yesterday:
The Nationals told Guillen to back off from swinging the bat for a few days to see if the pain subsides and the swelling goes down. Guillen has spent most of Spring Training hitting off a tee.

"I don't know where this is coming from. I have a lot of soreness there. I probably overdid it," Guillen said. "We took the MRI today. It has been very, very sore. It's keeping me away from doing some stuff that I want to do."


Just baseless speculation here, but I wonder if any of the damage was from him having to alter his swing because of the torn labrum he tried to play through like a 'real man' last season. I hope not....

Michael Tucker is now almost a certainty to make the roster. Sure, throw another $800K down the pit. Although, this could open up a spot for Brandon Watson? We'll find out.

UPDATE -- MLB.com has a story up now. Nothing new, at least. Think Bowden's on the phone to Cinci yet? We know he loves Wily Mo Pena.

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